Production Assistant

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 03-01-2017
Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery, working with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials.  Stereo D is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., (www.bydeluxe.com) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
Stereo D has an immediate opening for a Production Assistant;
 
Overview:
 
The Production Assistant is responsible for the assignment and tracking of tasks for assigned area of responsibility. Facilitates the movement of shots between teams, coordinates daily reviews, and communicates status updates to ensure the delivery of shots are on schedule. Provides administrative support to the production management team and supervisors.
 
Responsibilities include:
 
  • Regular reporting on progress to Department Management and Production Coordinators as needed
  • Transfer assets across Stereo D facilities
  • Communicate with department teams, and answer any shot-specific questions that may arise
  • Prepare internal reviews and take notes
  • Ensure internal shot tracking database is up-to-date
  • Support coordinators and department staff with daily tracking and upkeep.
  • Spearhead artist engagement initiative
  • Maintaining visual updates for show statues
  • Relaying updates to production staff
  
Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field.
  • 1+ years proven production experience in established VFX facility.
  • Demonstrable experience in highly technical, dynamic departments is a must.
  • Experience with heavy schedule management in a very time sensitive atmosphere.
  • Must be diligent, resourceful, meticulous and able to thrive under pressure.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail coupled with exceptional people skills and the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Strong project management skills and a sensitivity towards deadline related deliveries.
  • Must be able to handle multiple changing priorities in a dynamic environment and understand how this impacts departmental schedules.
  • Able to communicate effectively across multiple teams with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills are required - Microsoft Office Applications such as Word, Excel, Office.
  • Knowledge of Nuke is a plus. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of stereoscopic production and 2D/3D conversion a plus.
 
Deluxe Entertainment Services (Stereo D) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
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